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Senior Consultant - Accounting and Finance

Date: Dec 27, 2021

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company: kpmgalfoza

We value the fresh perspective that experienced professionals can bring. Whether you are currently working in industry, the public sector, a smaller firm or another 'Big Four' organization, you can expect to make a difference from day one.

Whatever your background, you will be able to use the knowledge you already have and see it develop quickly. You can look forward to working with a wide range of businesses from multinationals to smaller, local companies and the opportunity to develop your management and leadership skills. With at least 1500 KPMG firms' professionals on an international assignment at any one time, there are also likely to be opportunities to work at an international level.


If you have more than eight years' experience you will almost certainly be looking for a senior position. We recruit at all levels — right up to Director — and value skills and experience gained in industry, the public sector, Non-Governmental Organizations and other professional services organizations. There are great opportunities for senior professionals in client-facing and business service areas, including the opportunity to work at a regional or global level. Browse our profiles to read about several people who have joined KPMG firms from elsewhere.

Whatever your reason is for wanting to look for a new job, joining KPMG Advisory practice will be the best next step for your career.

KPMG Professional Services is currently seeking to hire an experienced Senior Consultant for a permanent opportunity to work with our Accounting & finance function.


Job purpose:

Work as a key member of the growing Accounting and Finance team. The team provides specialist accounting and financial reporting advice to clients across a range of areas. Projects focus on the application of technical accounting – in particular accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis, preparation of financial statements or carve out accounts, merger and acquisition activity, implementation support for new standards, group restructurings, and training – often working as part of cross-functional teams including Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Audit and Tax.

We are seeking additional qualified accountants to continue to extend the depth and breadth of accounting-based services in the areas listed above and beyond.

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Owning and managing the go to market strategy
  • Advising clients on the application of new and existing accounting standards such as IFRS.
  • Assessing the impact of recently adopted accounting standards (primarily IFRS 9, IFRS 10, IFRS 11, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16).
  • Supporting transaction teams with IFRS 3 analysis and model reviews with relevant accounting frameworks.
  • Providing accounting support to identify implications of business reorganization plans.
  • Assessing the accounting impact of any change in the operation of an organization.
  • Working with other teams within KPMG such as deal advisory/tax to provide technical accounting support on cross-functional engagements (e.g. due diligence).
  • Development and delivery of client workshops and accounting training to clients and internal KPMG teams.
  • Helping grow our business through building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and KPMG individuals.
  • Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities.

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • The role is primarily delivery focused reporting to managers and associate directors however may include leading teams (depending upon the engagement nature).
  • The team supports external clients and work alongside other KPMG teams (e.g. tax, deal advisory) to address complex accounting issues requiring expertise of relevant accounting standards.
  • An Assistant Manager would be able to interact with a number of stakeholders both internally and externally.
  • Experience of developing and presenting accounting training courses.
  • The role is to provide accounting advice to external clients. Engagements vary in magnitude and oversight shall be provided suitable to the needs of an individual engagement.
  • Experience working within accounting advisory team of a professional services firm is desirable.
  • Detailed knowledge of IFRS.
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships.
  • Proven experience managing diverse teams.


Expertise / Technical Role Requirements

  • 6-8 years of relevant experience required.
  • Experience in practice including technical accounting experience
  • Qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant or international equivalent)
  • Strong technical accounting experience with IFRS 9, 15 and 16
  • Proven ability to build strong client and colleague relationships.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


Education requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree from an accredited college or university (Accounting or Finance)


Our Benefits:

KPMG Professional Services provides several benefits which are as follows:

  • Health: KPMG offers medical insurance option to meet your needs through Premium Medical Care Coverage for employee & dependent family members.
  • Career Development & Trainings: KPMG always focus on the career pathing & training of its employees. It gives you a platform for unparalleled learning & development.
  • Personal Time Off: In KPMG, employees are entitled to take 25 days Annual leave & 11 days paid Holidays.
  • Money-Saving Benefit: KPMG offers several benefits, including Mobile Allowance, Schooling Allowance, Annual Air Tickets Allowance & Relocation Allowance.
  • Professional Services Competitive Salaries & tax free: KPMG offers competitive & tax-free salary.